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Mountwest inducts new members to honor society

November 11, 2013

Huntington, W.Va. - Mountwest Community & Technical College held an induction ceremony for new members of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society on November 7.

The induction opened with a welcome from faculty advisors Kimberly Nisky and Heather Pack, followed by speaker Jason Leaor, President of Phi Theta Kappa. New inductees are Andy Batista, Amy Bidinger, Stephanie Carvache, Katelyn Caudill, William Davis, Tera Henry, Shelby Jackson, Lorraine Klover, Johnnie Lawson, Tabitha Morrison, and Joshua Napier.

Mountwest maintains the Alpha Eta Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the largest honor society in America for two-year colleges. The chapter recognizes and encourages academic achievement by students and provides opportunities for individual growth and development through honors, leadership, and service programming.

To be eligible for membership, students must be enrolled in Mountwest; must have completed at least 12 semester hours in coursework applicable to an associate degree; must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 and maintain a grade point average of 3.3; must have achieved academic excellence as judged by the faculty; and must be of good moral character and possess recognized qualities of leadership.